Job vacancies

Rob Huxley r.huxley at NHM.AC.UK
Tue Jun 13 11:00:09 CDT 2000

Curator Lichens
Assistant Curator Flowering Plants
The Natural History Museum, London invites applications to join the team
managing the collections of the Department of Botany. For both curator
posts you will play a varied and important part in the care and development
of a major taxonomic facility with opportunity to liaise with specialists
from all over the world.
Curator Lichens - Starting Salary 13,443-22,000 Pounds depending on
Your main responsibilities will be the management of the large and
internationally important lichen collection.
Assistant Curator Flowering Plants. Starting Salary 13,443-18,676 Pounds
depending on experience. Your main responsibilities will relate to the 2.5
million specimen flowering plant collections although there will be
curatorial duties throughout the herbaria.
For both posts your duties will include the conservation and maintenance of
the collections, updating and managing collections information on database,
assisting scientific visitors to the collections and supporting consultancy
A degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience is essential as is
genuine interest in flowering plants or lichens and being computer literate.
A diploma or postgraduate qualification in museum studies along with
collections management experience and an interest in information handling
and processing would be advantageous.
Starting salary for both posts is dependent upon qualifications and
experience. Benefits include a non-contributory pension scheme and a
generous leave entitlement.
For an application pack E-mail to j.tooley at or write to:
Natural History Museum
C/o Kingsway Advertising
2nd Floor
The Clove Building
4 Maguire Street
London SE1 2NQ
Closing date for application 30 June 2000

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